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News Researchers Prototype cooling solution embedded into microchips

DrMrLordX

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Older chips don't need cooling like that. Newer chips with power density problems (hotspots) need it. Besides, the technique requires cutting fluid channels into the silicon itself, which is not going to be possible on old dice.
 

eek2121

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Older chips don't need cooling like that. Newer chips with power density problems (hotspots) need it. Besides, the technique requires cutting fluid channels into the silicon itself, which is not going to be possible on old dice.
Tech like this will be needed for stacking dies vertically.
 

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